Del 74 Clapton

87 Lower Clapton Road , London, E5 0NP

  • Del 74 east London restaurant bar
  • Del 74 east London restaurant bar
  • Del 74 east London restaurant bar
  • Del 74 east London restaurant bar

SquareMeal Review of Del 74 Clapton

London’s taco obsession shows no signs of slowing down, being the centre of attention at this no-frills replacement for cocktail bar Klub Trop. The brainchild of Boho Mexica founder Enrique Vivas and Jorge Felizardo (who helped to launch Taberna do Mercado), this 70s-inspired restaurant and bar is all about being authentically Mexican. Options on the taco menu include sautéed tilapia (a freshwater fish) topped with home-made salsa, as well as a barbacoa option of slow-cooked lamb leg, topped with coriander and onion. Veggies can go for the tinga taco, combining jack fruit and sweet potato in a smoky chipotle sauce. The menu celebrates Tabasco-style cuisine (as in the Mexican state, not the hot sauce) which can be seen in signatures such as the cochinita pibil, a combination of braised pork leg, guacamole and red pickled onions. Margaritas are, of course, a big deal at the bar, while beer-based cocktails shake things up a bit. If you’re pulling an all-nighter, you’ll be pleased to hear that there’s weekend brunch from midday too.  

Del 74 Clapton is recommended for

Cool | Fun | Group Dining 8 Plus

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Nearby Tube/Rail Stations

Hackney Central Station 695m

Homerton Station 938m


Address: 87 Lower Clapton Road , London E5 0NP

Area: Clapton Hackney Downs

Opening times

Tues-Sun 5pm-11pm

Nearby Landmarks

Hackney Downs 712m

Bullion Room Theatre 731m


Cuisine: Mexican

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